Category Archives: Schools

One Step Closer to Justice

BRJE and Town Meeting Member Raul Fernandez frames the challenge and the path ahead for all Brookline citizens concerned with achieving racial justice and equity in the town of Brookline. It’s always the right time to speak up for racial … Continue reading

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It’s an awkward fact

WBUR’s Edify team reports on the town of Brookline’s attempts to reconcile the conferring of a honorific on a slave-owning land donor with the current understanding of the barriers it has created to the development of a healthy racial identity … Continue reading

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Teachers Discussing Racial Justice

More and more often, teachers are at the forefront of navigating discussions about race and racial justice. Learn more about Abby Erdmann’s work to ensure that student voices are heard in classrooms.

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The Calculus Project

Learn how Brookline’s Dr. Adrian Mims designed a social and academic system that overcomes the isolation that can come from being among the few students of color in class as well as the all too common practices of tracking students of color … Continue reading

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Confronting the legacy of slavery in Brookline

Deborah Brown’s presentation explores important topics in the conversation about changing the name of the Edward Devotion School. Her portion begins at 58:57.

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